The Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption

San Francisco, CA

Market: Religious

Client

The Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption

Completion

2011

Completed is 1971, the cathedral is distinguished by its Expressionist design and ascending roof with its cross-shaped apex. Vertical and horizontal openings are filled with Dalle de Verre stained glass windows, constructed with bulk and platted glass set in an epoxy mortar. SGH investigated the cause of mortar deterioration and cracked glass falling from transom and vertical clerestory windows.